In Vitro Testing Industrial Platform


The In Vitro Testing Industrial Platform (IVTIP), is an informal platform founded in 1993. Currently it comprises 42 companies from different sectors


IVTIP members are supportive of the 3Rs. They pursue opportunities in Reduction (of animal numbers) and Refinement (of existing animal experiments)


IVTIP follows up on the industrial applicability and acceptance of established 3R approaches. IVTIP provides an informal forum for networking with


Next IVTIP meeting: June 2 (open), June 3 (closed), Barcelona, Spain.Topic of open meeting 'Animal free approaches to test chronic exposure to low

Next IVTIP meeting - Barcelona, June 2-3, 2016


The next IVTIP meeting will be held in Barcelona (Residencia d'Investigadors) on June 2 and 3, 2016.

June 2: Open meeting for IVTIP members and non-members

Topic: 'Animal free approaches to test chronic exposure to low concentrations - challenges related to assessing safety of medical devices and biomaterials'

June 3: Closed meeting for IVTIP members only

The open meeting of June 2, meant for both IVTIP members and non-IVTIP members, intends to bring together representatives from academia, industry, animal welfare and regulatory authorities.
It starts at 09:00 hrs and finishes at 17:45 hrs, followed by a joint diner.

The closed meeting of June 3, meant for IVTIP members only, will be focusing on IVTIP business matters and H2020

There is a special registration discount rate for IVTIP member companies. 

IVTIP meetings are known to focus on discussion in a non-competitive, informal atmosphere, which will be the case for this meeting also. 

We look forward to welcoming you at our meeting!

Registration and program


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Funding opportunities

Funding opportunities for the development of alternative methods are being made available a number of organizations. Please check out the following

News from Members

Advances in Cell and Tissue Culture - 8th Annual Kirkstall Conference May 30 - June 1, 2016, Barcelona, Spain Contact:

News from the E.U.

EURL ECVAM Status Report 2015:

3R Information and interesting links

For more information on 3R initiatives and interesting links please click here. Suggestions for more interesting links can be sent to

IVTIP partners

  • CAAT
  • EPAA